At UCLH (University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust) our success starts with you.
We want you to come to UCLH, and stay at UCLH, because our success starts with you. All of our staff have been involved in developing our values. We believe that they make UCLH a better place for patients and staff alike.
This is an exciting opportunity to join one of the largest and most successful Foundation Trusts in the UK with an international reputation and a tradition of innovation.
Many of our services operate from new or newly refurbished facilities including the University College Hospital Macmillan Cancer Centre which opened in 2012. So why join UCLH…?
We have a reputation as a centre of clinical excellence
Our hospitals are in great central London locations
We have new facilities and state-of-the-art medical technology
We have a wide range of career opportunities that we can offer
For the previous three years, UCLH has been in the top 20% of all NHS Trusts for the overall staff engagement score in the NHS Staff Survey.
Based in the busy West End of London, we have a lively and vibrant working atmosphere, with quick and easy transport links to all our sites. Our size and resources enable us to offer a range of attractive benefits as well as unparalleled education and development opportunities for staff at all levels. This includes an extensive portfolio of academic and clinical courses and programmes ranging from ongoing personal development through to clinical excellence and leadership skills. UCLH prides itself on its investment in staff both in terms of developing career skills but also its commitment to staff health and wellbeing.
A GP with Specialist Interest in Palliative Care/ Clinical Fellow is required for an 18 months part time fixed term post based at University College Hospital.
The post-holder will be part of a new Enhanced Supportive Care team working closely with Palliative Care Team. The post is a Trust post and is not recognised for training at middle grade level.
The postholder will have a key role in working clinically with oncology multidisciplinary teams – medical staff and site specific Clinical Nurse Specialists (CNSs) - and other nursing and Allied Health Professionals within the Macmillan cancer Centre to proactively recognise patients with advanced cancer who have unmet symptom and psychological needs, to clinically review them and work with them, and those important to them to optimise symptom control and plan for their future. S/he will also create and maintain good links with primary care – General Practice, Community Palliative Care Teams, community nursing etc - to optimise communication and integration, and to facilitate care in the community setting. Patient reported outcomes as well as a variety of other data will be collected to assess and demonstrate the effects of the service.
For further details / informal visits contact:
Jane Neerkin Enhanced Supportive Care Clinical Lead
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All candidates for posts at UCLH are required to complete our values assessment.
In the ‘Further Links’ section to the right of this advert, please follow the link to the UCLH Values Assessment Tool. Once you have completed the assessment and scored highly enough, you will receive a certificate number. In order to start your application, you must copy and paste (do not type) your certificate number into your application form when requested.
The certificate covers all applications you make to UCLH for 6 months - you do not need to take the test for each job application you make. After 6 months you may complete the assessment again.
If you have lost your certificate number, you can have a reminder sent to your email address by accessing the Values Assessment Certificate Number Reminder tool in the ‘Further Links’ section to the right of this advert.
This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.
Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Visas and Immigration department requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.
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